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Sitting down for hours endangers employees

Date: 3 May 2016

Inactivity – including sitting down for hours at work – has been identified by the World Health Organization as the fourth biggest killer on the planet. It’s a modern-day crisis in the same way that smoking was 10 years ago, says Fiona Lowe, Westfield Health’s head of HR development and strategy

http://www.director.co.uk/17704-2-sponsored-blog-westfield-health-inactivity-sitting-too-long

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